Strategic IT Alignment
Is IT Alignment a strategic weapon to gain competitive advantage? Duh! But do you know to what extent information intensity affects competitive advantage? Hmm...
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This paper describes a five-step IT Strategy process for unlocking IT’s full potential to deliver business value.
This paper presents a framework to compare, and select a methodology for IT Strategy. It discusses key business IT alignment frameworks and proposes a framework to evaluate and select one that works best for your organization. Align business and IT strategy using Tracy and Wiersema’s Value Discipline model and "technology themes"
This presentation introduces a framework to understand, formulate and implement information technology (IT) strategy and measure outcomes using key performance indicators. Business-IT alignment From a Value-Based Perspective covers the basics of it alignment, value modeling as a tool and provides an overview of VITAL - Value-based IT Alignment.
This article was originally published in 1999. However, it is on the money even today. Authors Jerry Luftman and Tom Brier walk through the issue of business and IT Alignment with specific examples and advice on how to achieve this goal. A must read... This case study details business and IT alignment using the Balanced Scorecard (BSC) at a financial services firm.
Why is aligning business strategy and it strategy so difficult? This paper explores business and it alignment to identify the level of business alignment with it and the reasons for the continuing challenge of aligning business with it. This case study discusses aligning information technology (IT/ICT) strategy with business strategy using the Balanced Scorecard, at a multinational pharmaceutical company.
This presentation discusses business it alignment - what is it? why is it important? how to achieve it? Enterprise Architecture in its business/organizational context, focusing on business and IT strategy. This paper presents the Oracle view on business and IT alignment. Oracle framework of business and IT alignment proposes three elements namely, management excellence, operational excellence and technology excellence. This paper introduces business IT alignment, connects it to enterprise architecture planning, and discusses frameworks to measure, and assess it over time. Good Read! Prof. Luftman has proposed a maturity model for Business IT Alignment. Does that model cover the entire value chain? The author proposes a model that plugs this hole This paper explores the role of internal business IT alignment and IT governance on service quality in IT outsourcing arrangements This series of presentations provides an in-depth guide to the number one issue on a CIO's agenda: business IT alignment. It defines the role of information technology in creating competitive advantage for the enterprise. Excellent Read! (~500 slides... Is IT Value compromised because of the strained relationship between business and IT? How can the CIO overcome this challenge?
This paper proposes a framework for the development of information systems strategies and plans driven by business objectives and strategies. It provides an integrated framework for the development of technology architectures and business processes ... This paper provides a quick reference to the Henderson and Venkatraman Strategic alignment Model. This paper presents a framework for strategic technology planning. This presentation demonstrates the chasm between business, and IT, dives into the root causes of mis-alignment, and proposes restructuring the entire IT Organization to create effective business IT alignment. An excellent treatment of business IT ali... A simple framework to understand the relationship between business strategy, organizational strategy and IT strategy. One of the toughest questions to answer is: is my business is alignment with IT? Prof. Luftman tries to answer this question in this paper originally published in 2000. This MS excel based IT Strategic Plan Template (IT Strategy Plan Template) provides a good starting place to create your own Information Technology Strategy plan.
This paper discusses using the Capability Maturity Model to measure business it alignment. This paper dives, headlong, into the debate of "does IT matter?" and tackles key assumptions, conclusions, myths, and conventional wisdom on the value of IT to enterprise value. Good Read! This presentation discusses the use of real options to value IT investments. This paper proposes changing the "square" Henderson/Venkatraman Strategic Alignment model to a "triangle" Process Alignment Model by merging the IT strategy and business strategy domains because "IT Doesn't Matter"! This presentation provides an overview of the Henderson/Venkatraman Strategic Alignment Model. This paper proposes a process for strategic information systems planning (SISP) based upon existing research on the topic. Is business and it alignment affected by national culture? Is business and it alignment more mature in one country than in another? This paper reviews the key business IT alignment models and frameworks and "suggests that some models of alignment could be strengthened by considering alternatives to this four domain model. Drawing on other work on the dynamics of human-technologi...
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